Thursday, April 9, 2020

Chileans Boycott Supermarkets to Fight Corruption

After the latest corruption scandal, thousands of Chileans joined a boycott against three supermarket companies accused of collusion.

A Toxic Threat Is Killing Off Europe’s Killer Whales and Dolphins

Researchers find high exposure to PCBs could drive some marine mammal to extinction.

Winning the Fight for $15 in 2016

This is the year to make all wages living wages.

Taiwan Bans GMOs in Schools, Mandates Strict Label Laws

Taiwan has banned schools across the nation from serving GMOs to students, citing health and safety concerns. Mandatory labeling of GMOs is also required on all food products that contain 3 percent or more GMOs.

Here’s Where the Real Debate About the Struggles We Face Took Place

In Iowa, grassroots leaders asked tough questions of Democratic presidential candidates Martin O'Malley and Bernie Sanders about actual solutions to poverty and the other struggles facing real Americans.

Al Jazeera America is Being Cancelled

Hundreds of jobs are soon to be lost at Al Jazeera America to shut down all operations come April.

The SOTU 2016: The Future is Friendly?

Not only has Obama progressed the democratic dialogue, but he has represented the hallmark of open democratic government and has clearly silhouetted his governing vision.

The Oil Pricequake

Prices will, of course, rise someday. But on a planet heading for a green energy revolution, there’s no assurance that they will ever reach the $100-plus levels that were once taken for granted.

Why the GOP’s Fence Fantasy Is a Farce

Trump, Cruz, Rubio and the other “just build a wall” simpletons either don’t know what they’re talking about or are deliberately trying to dupe voters.

U.S. Solar Created More Jobs Than Oil And Gas Extraction

One out of every 83 jobs created in the United States over the last year was in the solar industry.